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Children’s Page

Summer Reading

We have all sorts of amazing programs, activities, and reading challenges to carry you and your child through summer. Check out our Summer Reading page for a complete list of everything that will be going on.


Regularly Scheduled Programs

Full Schedule

All library locations have regular, ongoing programs for children. From babies to teens, we have something for everyone!


Reading Lists

Need reading suggestions to get your child started on the right foot? Check out our lists of 100 Picture Books to Read Before Kindergarten, 100 Cool Books to Read Before 3rd Grade, and 100 Terrific Titles to Read Before Middle School.


Schedule a Group Visit

Have a classroom, daycare, or other group that wants to visit the library? Fill out this form and we’ll help make it happen!


Contact Us

Our Children’s Services Staff are always more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

Main Library
Veronica Rainwater
Youth Services Manager
[email protected]
(270) 781-4882 ex. 202

Tamara Dillard
[email protected]
(270) 781-4882 ex. 202

Bob Kirby Branch Library
Elizabeth Rheaume
[email protected]
(270) 782-0252

Graham Drive Branch Library
Cecilee Salyers
[email protected]
(270) 781-1441

Smiths Grove Branch Library
Nichole Turner
[email protected]
(270) 563-6651

 

Find us online! Facebook is updated with our latest special events, and Pinterest is a great way to keep up with what our Children’s Services staff are pinning.


The TumbleBooks collection features hundreds of eBooks for kids! Animated stories, talking picture books, math stories, read-along chapter books, videos, puzzles, and games are available. No downloading required.


Overdrive Media for Kids allows kids, parents, and teachers to quickly locate and download kid-friendly eBooks and audiobooks.


Readiness Matters is a school readiness initiative brought to you by Kentucky public libraries. School readiness means that every child enters school ready to engage in and benefit from early learning experiences that best promote the child’s success and ability to be ready to grow, ready to learn, and ready to succeed.